Politics

June 10, 2016
By:
Terese Mailhot

“Be quiet. The Gorilla is on TV again,” and, “Can you get me a margarita,” have been common utterances as of late, and I ain’t sorry.

June 08, 2016
By:
Carlyle Begay

These are challenging times for political leaders across the United States, including tribal leaders in Arizona.

June 07, 2016
By:
Lloyd D. Tortalita

It was a big deal. Hillary Clinton, the then-First Lady of the United States of America, had accepted an invitation from the Pueblo of Acoma to visit our ancestral homeland and to meet our people.

June 07, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

I started out opposed to Hillary Clinton for POTUS in 2016 for the same reason I opposed her in 2008. I said then that I remembered the "ambient corruption level" of the Bill Clinton administration and I saw no evidence the Clintons had developed some new sense of probity.

June 02, 2016
By:
Alex Jacobs

This country is apparently ready for a political revolution and it’s heading to The Light Side or The Dark Side, depending on your point of view. Republican, conservative, Democrat, liberal may all become obsolete terminology.

May 29, 2016
By:
Debra Haaland

As the Democratic State Party Chair, I’m very proud to have the opportunity to lead our Party here in New Mexico in an important Presidential Election. Part of my job is to ensure that our message reaches voters.

May 26, 2016
By:
Mike Myers

The election season in northern Minnesota Indigenous territories was especially contentious this year. Primary election results were contested in all six Minnesota Chippewa Tribe territories. Everyone who contested lost.

May 20, 2016
By:
Barbara Malteze


I am a direct descendant of one of the foremost leaders in the Suffragette Movement, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who worked alongside Susan B. Anthony to achieve the right to vote for women.

May 19, 2016
By:
LaDonna Harris & Samuel Fred Goodhope

I have been working on political revolution since 1968 when I campaigned for Hubert Humphrey. I have always supported presidential candidates who share my values, like Fred Harris, Jesse Jackson, Barry Commoner, Howard Dean and Barack Obama.

May 19, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

Any pundit or professor or poobah or peon who tells you the 2016 presidential election is a done deal needs his or her head examined.

May 17, 2016
By:
Mathew Nahdee

My generation’s destiny is to bring about the death of colonization, neo-colonialism, and any other forms of systemic government oppression.

May 11, 2016
By:
David Wilkins

“Dependence is a marker of childhood; independence is the mark of adolescence; and interdependence is the mark of adulthood.” — Larry Alberts

May 10, 2016
By:
Doreen Wonda Johnson

When I was first elected to the New Mexico House of Representatives, I was proud to have earned the support of my people of House District 5 in McKinley & San Juan Counties to represent their voice in the Roundhouse.

May 04, 2016
By:
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Every four years Americans engage in what they believe is the most sacred of public rituals: voting for president. It’s a time when those who are most marginalized in society believe they have a say in decisions that will affect them.

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